Tour of Southland
The Tour of Southland is a road bicycle racing stage race held in the Southland region of New Zealand. From 2005 until 2009, the Tour of Southland has been part of the UCI Oceania Tour however the 2010 event was held as a National Tour. The Tour is held annually in November. The race is organised and delivered by Cycling Southland. The race's title sponsor is SBS Bank, a New Zealand bank, which is the country's largest building society.
|Region||Southland region, New Zealand|
|English name||SBS Bank Tour of Southland|
|Competition||National Tour Event|
|Type||7 Day Stage Race|
|Race director||Bruce Ross|
|Editions||57 (as of 2013)|
|First winner||Kelvin Hastie (NZL)|
|Most wins||8 wins:|
Brian Fowler (NZL)
|Most recent||Michael Vink (NZL)|
- "Cycling: Easy win for Mitchell in Southland tour". The New Zealand Herald. 30 October 2000. Retrieved 7 May 2017.